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Lionsgate Sparks ‘Creation’ on DVD

9 Apr, 2010 By: John Latchem

Lionsgate will release the Charles Darwin biopic Creation June 29 (order date June 2) on DVD at $27.98.

The film stars Paul Bettany as Darwin, the naturalist who formulated the theory of natural selection. Bettany’s real-life wife, Jennifer Connelly, plays Darwin’s wife, a deeply religious woman who feared her husband’s work would damage the church. Jeremy Northam and Toby Jones also star.

The movie is based on the book Annie’s Box, by Darwin’s great-great-grandson Randal Keynes. Annie was the name of Darwin's daughter who died as a child.

Extras include an audio commentary with director Jon Amiel, the making-of documentary “The Battle for Charles Darwin,” three “Debating Darwin” featurettes, seven “Digging Deeper Into Darwin” featurettes and a “Pollard on Film: Creation” featurette.

Paul Bettany in Creation.


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